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Vaccination requirements for all grantees, for Polio and Kindergarten.
StateDosesDetailsEffective DateAdditional Comments
 Alabama 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Alaska 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 American Samoa 3-4 3 doses for K3; 4 doses for K4 and above PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arizona 3-4 Grades K-12; Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arkansas 3 Final dose after age 4 years; if 4 doses are received, no age requirement PRIOR to 2008-09 
 California 3-4 3 doses is acceptable if at least one dose was given on or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Colorado 3-4 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Connecticut 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Delaware 3+ Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 District of Columbia 3-4  Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations, final dose after age 4 years; 4 doses required if combination IPV/OPV administered PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Florida 3-4  Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Georgia 3 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Guam 1 Must receive all follow-up doses needed to complete the series PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Hawaii 3-4 Final dose at or after age 4 years following ACIP recommendations; 4 doses required if combination IPV/OPV administered PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Idaho 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Illinois 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Indiana 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Iowa 4 If born on or after 9/15/2003 PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kansas 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kentucky 4 Age appropriate dosing following state recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Louisiana 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maine 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations (only 3 doses required if dose 3 received at or after age 4 years) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 N. Mariana Islands 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maryland 3 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Massachusetts 3-4 4 doses are required unless the 3rd dose of an all IPV or all OPV schedule is given on or after the age 4 years, then 3 doses are required. If the sequential or mixed IPV/OPV schedule was used, 4 doses are always required to complete the primary series. PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Michigan 4 Ages 4-6 years; 3 doses required if dose 3 is received after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Minnesota 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Mississippi 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Missouri 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Montana 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nebraska 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nevada 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 Local requirements may vary. Check the local area for specific school vaccination requirements
 New Hampshire 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years; 4 doses required if eIPV and OPV administered, regardless of age PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Jersey 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years or any 4 doses PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Mexico 3 3 doses if all IPV or all OPV administered with the final dose at or after age 4 years; 4 doses of IPV, OPV, or any combinations regardless of age if at least 4 weeks between doses PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New York State 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Carolina 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Dakota 3-4 Age appropriate dosing with final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Ohio 3-4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations; final dose must be administered after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Oklahoma 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Oregon 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Pennsylvania 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Puerto Rico 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Rhode Island 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Carolina 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations; final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Dakota 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Tennessee 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations (a dose after age 4 years is required) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Texas 3-4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations; final dose at or after age 4 years; PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Utah 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Vermont 4 Age appropriate dosing; If dose 3 after age 4 years, then dose 4 not required PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Virgin Islands 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Virginia 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Washington 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 West Virginia 3 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wisconsin 3-4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wyoming 0 New entrants must have 4th dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 
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